ASUS announces the ROG Swift PG32UQ monitor. The 32″ screen has an IPS panel with a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels and a refresh rate of up to 144Hz. ASUS also targets console gamers with the HDMI 2.1 connection.
The ASUS ROG Swift PG32UQ monitor uses an IPS panel that can display 98 percent of the DCI-P3 color space, according to the manufacturer. ASUS says to calibrate each monitor at the factory. Furthermore, the manufacturer speaks of a gray-to-gray response time of 1ms.
In combination with a PC, the screen can be used at 4k144Hz via the DisplayPort 1.4 connection and Display Stream Compression. When used with consoles such as the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, 4k playback with a refresh rate of 120Hz is possible via the two HDMI 2.1 connections, which also support variable refresh rate and automatic low latency mode.
The screen receives a DisplayHDR 600 certification and can therefore display a peak brightness of at least 600cd/m². The monitor supports AMD FreeSync Premium Pro and may receive an Nvidia G-Sync Compatible label, the process for that is still ongoing, ASUS reports.
RGB LEDs are incorporated into the monitor stand and the ROG logo on the back, and they support Aura Sync, so the lighting can work with other RGB products. ASUS has not yet disclosed the price of the HDMI 2.1 monitor. According to the manufacturer, the screen will be released in the second quarter of this year.